Widening right to depart from EU case law could prompt ‘surge’ in litigation

The UK’s higher courts would no longer be bound by retained EU case law under draft regulations put before parliament, which could leave fewer legal disputes to be resolved amicably.

by Gareth Simkins
The Royal Courts of Justice could be seeing more cases next year. Photograph:  Prisma by Dukas/Getty Images
The Royal Courts of Justice could be seeing more cases next year. Photograph: Prisma by Dukas/Getty Images

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